Our opinion… This is one of the finest hotels in Florence. It has an excellent location with the finest classical Tuscan furnishings and décor.
Location… The hotel is located in Piazza Firenze in the heart of the historical centre. The Uffizi Gallery and Piazza Della Signoria are just a few steps away. The main shopping areas and tourist attractions are also within walking distance.
Accommodation… The rooms are beautifully styled and furnished with antique elements. Facilities air conditioning, bath or shower, direct ‘phone, flat screen LCD, hair dryer, minibar, safe, satellite or Cable TV
Facilities… The hotel has a very good restaurant and lounge bar with national and international menu, which changes every month. The atmosphere is totally relaxing, the guests can savour delicious dishes or a refreshing cocktail.
Transport… 2 minute walk to the nearest bus stop
Our opinion… A beautiful deluxe 5 star property, providing excellent service and elegant surroundings.
Location... Via Garibaldi 14. This hotel is superbly located with all of the historic city centre within comfortable walking distance.
Accommodation… 61 rooms are traditionally decorated with luxurious furnishings, bathrooms are in marble, and guests are provided with all facilities you would expect from a hotel of this category.
Facilities… Public areas are very impressive yet subtle, with mosaic floors & elegant pilasters. The Capriccio Restaurant serves Tuscan food and wine on its candlelit garden terrace.
Transport…10 minutes walk from Santa Maria Novella Train Station.
Our opinion… Housed in a traditional Florentine mansion, just a short walk from Ponte Vecchio and Florence central train station, De Rose Palace Hotel is the ideal place to discover all the attractions of downtown Florence while enjoying a peaceful location.
Location... A 15 minute stroll is all it takes to reach the Uffizi Gallery, the Duomo, the Accademia (Michelangelo’s David) and all other major attractions of Florence. The River Arno embankment is 2 minutes away.
Accommodation… All rooms are equipped with ensuite bathroom, minibar, safe, free LCD TV with premium movie channels and football, free WiFi, Kettle with coffee, tea.
Facilities… The hotel serves a buffet breakfast and there is also a bar/lounge. The De Rose Palace Hotel is surrounded by a wealth of typical Tuscan restaurants, fashion shops and bars.
Transport… One minute walk to the nearest bus stop. 1km from Santa Maria Novella train station.
Our opinion…An elegant hotel next to Santa Maria Novella Church in Florence's historic centre.
Location... Via Luigi Alamanni 3. Great central location just a few minutes walk from the Duomo, Uffizi Gallery, and Ponte Vecchio.
Accommodation… 132 spacious modern rooms, with neutral decor and light wood furnishings.
Facilities… An american breakfast bar offering Italian specialty teas & coffee. The Sweet Bar is ideal for a cocktail, drink or snack.
Transport…Train station across the road from hotel.
Our opinion… A great location on a quiet side street within easy walking distance of the squares, churches and monuments that have made the city famous.
Location… In the heart of Florence, a short distance on foot to the Piazza Duomo.
Accommodation… All rooms are comfortable, spacious and equipped with modern facilities such as: air conditioning, cable/satellite TV, cots on request, hairdryer, mini-bar, room service, safe in room, television, telephone and chargeable Wi-Fi connection.
Facilities… The hotel has a café and a bar but no restaurant.
Transport… From the railway station take the bus, line 14 (for Il Girone or Ripa), Get off at Colonna 01 stop. From here head towards Borgo Pinti on foot. In just a few minutes you will reach Hotel Monna Lisa.
Our opinion…A small, well run hotel in a good location close to the River Arno and Ponte Vecchio.
Location... Via Solferino 2. Located in a quiet area of central Florence, 400 meters from the city's top historical and cultural sites and the Theatre of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.
Accommodation…80 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, telephone, TV
Facilities… The hotel boasts a rooftop terrace with panoramic views across Florence and a swimming pool (June to September).
An American Bar/Restaurant is available for dining and relaxation
Transport... just a 5 minutes walk from the Santa Maria Novella Train Station.
Our opinion… The friendly and welcoming Rivoli Hotel was once a Franciscan convent. Originally dating back to the 15th century, the building retains many of its original features which add to its overall charm.
Location... Via della Scala 33. All the main monuments walking distance: the Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, the Uffizi gallery, the church of Santa Maria Novella and the academy of fine arts with its renowned statue of David by Michelangelo.
Accommodation… 80 rooms combine old world charm with modern facilities.
Facilities… The beautiful Hotel Rivoli features a garden where you can enjoy breakfast or relax in the hot tub. Guests can also a enjoy a traditional Florentine meal at the hotel restaurant.
Transport...The hotel is 200 metres from the Santa Maria Novella railway station.
Our opinion… The Grand Hotel Baglioni offers high quality services and modern comforts while maintaining a traditional charm and style.
Location… The Grand Hotel Baglioni stands in the heart of the historic center, a few minutes from the Exhibition Center, Convention Center and main museums, and three hundred meters from Santa Maria Novella railway station.
Accommodation… All rooms come with an en-suite bathroom, direct dial telephone, free wifi, a desk with lamp and mini-bar. Other in-room amenities include a flat screen Sky TV, a hairdryer, slippers, a safe, soundproof windows and air conditioning.
Facilities… The Hotel has two bars and three restaurants offering various styles of cuisine.
Our opinion… A small friendly hotel, with helpful and welcoming staff.
Location... Via de' Vecchietti 4. Strozzi Palace Hotel is just a 5-minute walk from Florence's Cathedral, Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio or the fashionable Via Tornabuoni shopping area.
Accommodation…18 rooms, spacious and bright, each with individually controlled air conditioning, minibar, and a TV with satellite channels.
Facilities… Breakfast room.
Transport…Centrally located with easy access to public transport.
Our opinion… Room Mate Luca is a modern design hotel renovated in 2013, located in a neoclassical palace dating back to 1865 right in the historic centre of Florence.
Location… The hotel is located within a 10-15 min. walk from the Duomo, the Uffizi Gallery and the Ponte Vecchio.
Accommodation… Rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV with cable and soundproof windows, safe, mini bar, telephone, air-conditioning and heating. Bathrooms come with hairdryer and selection of amenities.
Facilities… The hotel has a breakfast room.
Transport… Railway and bus station (Central Station Santa Maria Novella): 12 minute walk away.
Our opinion… A very nice property in a great location offering good value for money
Location… Located on the banks of the river Arno, just a short walking distance from Ponte Vecchio.
Accommodation… The hotel has 38 rooms all equipped with modern facilities, air conditioning, mini bar, satellite, tv,radio and hair dryer.
Facilities… There is a breakfast room and bar.
Transport… 1 km to the Santa Maria Novella train station. Bus stop Zecca Vecchia is located just in front of the hotel.
Our opinion… In the middle of the historical centre this hotel is ideally located for immediate access to all the main attractions, shops and some fantastic restaurants.
Location... Via Cerretani 54/R. Laurus Al Duomo is next to Santa Maria Maggiore, one of Florence's oldest churches. It is less than 10 minutes' walk from Santa Maria Novella Train Station and is surrounded by some of the city's most popular shops and restaurants.
Accommodation…50 air conditioned rooms are spacious with wood floors and light colour schemes.
Facilities… Roof top breakfast room and bar.
Transport...Santa Maria Novella Train Station is just 10 minutes away.
Our opinion…A classic style hotel offering wonderful views across the river and Ponte Vecchio bridge.
Location... Lungarno Acciaiuoli 14. Situated on the banks of the River Arno and close to the Cathedral, shopping, restaurants, Ponte Vecchio, the Uffizi Gallery, the Palazzo Pitti, the Duomo and main attractions are within easy reach.
Accommodation…76 spacious, well appointed, en suite rooms.
Facilities… Breakfast room and American bar/lounge.
Transport...Santa Maria Novella Station is just a fifteen minute walk or five minute taxi ride from hotel.
Our opinion… A charming modern style hotel contained within the walls of the "Torre dei Rossi", which dates back to 1200. From inside the tower one can see the Ponte Vecchio's stone buttresses jutting out over the Arno river.
Location... Borgo San Jacopo 3. Ideal for exploring cultural sights, with easy access to the Uffizi Gallery and the Bargello Museum.
Accommodation… 87 well furnished, comfortable rooms.
Our opinion… A good base from which to explore Florence.
Location… The splendid XIX century villa that houses the Hotel La Fortezza is located in the central area of the city, right in front of the Fortezza da Basso
Accommodation… All the rooms are beautifully furnished in a modern style but traditional in some details; curtains and bedspread are very well combined in colours and design. Rooms are medium in size and equipped with all modern facilities including Wi-Fi, telephone, air conditioning, satellite TV, minibar and safe.
Facilities… There is a breakfast room, reading room and bar.
Transport… One minute walk to nearest bus stop.
Our opinion… An elegant nineteenth-century building in the heart of an ancient city
Location… The hotel is located in the heart of the ancient city, in San Lorenzo, just a few hundred meters from the railway station. In the surrounding area you will find the famous market as well as many traditional restaurants.
Accommodation… All rooms were recently renovated and now contain terracotta flooring and brand new tradtional wooden Italian furniture. Facilities include air conditioning, hairdryer, television and mini bar.
Facilities… Breakfast room, lounge and bar.
Transport… Very close to the main railway station.
Our opinion… A great choice for exploring Florence due to its excellent location and customer service.
Location… The Hotel Giglio is located on the Via Cavour, a popular main street in the centre of Florence, only a leisurely walk away from many of the most visited historical sites of Florence like the Florence Dome.
Accommodation… The comfortable rooms are tastefully furnished with hard-wood or terra cotta floors and are all equipped with air conditioning, autonomous heating, direct telephone lines Satellite television, security vaults and Internet access upon request. Bathrooms include either bathtubs or showers, hair dryers and towel heaters.
Facilities… The hotel serves a buffet breakfast and has a 24 hour reception desk where multi-lingual staff can help you get the most from your stay in Florence.
Transport… The hotel is a 15 minute walk from Santa Maria Novella railway station
Our opinion… Delightful 3* superior hotel in the centre of Florence
Location… Centrally located on Via Nazionale, this hotel is in the immediate vicinity of the Duomo and San Lorenzo market.
Accommodation… Perfectly soundproofed, all rooms have individually controlled air conditioning, satellite television, direct-dial telephone, hair dryers, private safe and mini-bar, as well as modem connections.
Facilities… Breakfast is served buffet-style, with a choice of pastries prepared according to delicious traditional Tuscan recipes, accompanied by a wide variety of cheeses, cold meats, yogurt and seasonal fruit. The hotel does not have a restaurant but there are many to choose from within the immediate vicinity.
Transport… Only steps away from the Santa Maria Novella train station.
Our opinion… A charming hotel offering all the convenience of a 3* hotel together with the charm of a 17th century villa.
Location… This hotel is located on the left bank of the River Arno, a few minutes' walk from the historical centre.
Accommodation… All rooms come with a private bathroom with a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer. They are equipped with a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, Internet access, a safe and a minibar. Furthermore, individually regulated air conditioning and heating are provided in all accommodation as standard.
Facilities… There is a TV lounge, a café, a bar and a breakfast room.
Our opinion… Small modern styled hotel, with friendly, welcoming staff. Well located for exploring the city.
Location... Viale Don Minzoni 25. Being situated near the historic centre, everything is within easy reach: the Piazza della Libertà, the Fine Arts Academy, the Duomo and the Uffizi Gallery.
Accommodation… 67 air conditioned rooms. Well appointed with simple, modern furnishings providing comfortable accommodation.
Facilities… Breakfast room and bar/lounge.
Transport...Located just 300 metres from Piazza della Libertà, the hotel has excellent bus links to Florence's Santa Maria Novella Station.
Our opinion… Facing the Arno River, the Hotel Privilege is ideal for exploring the city.
Location… Situated in a XVIII century building along the Arno River, just a short walk from Florence's historic centre and across from Santa Croce Square.
Accommodation… All rooms have TV, direct dial telephone, air-conditioning and fridge-bar. Bathrooms also have hairdryer.
Facilities… There is a breakfast room and a small café
Transport… 1 minute walk to the nearest bus stop
Our opinion… A lovely, traditional hotel in a great location.
Location… Situated in the historic centre just a few metres from the central station Santa Maria Novella, all the best tourist attractions are just a short and pleasant walk away.
Accommodation… Room facilities include Safety Deposit Box, Air Conditioning, Desk, Heating, Shower, Hairdryer, Free toiletries, Toilet, Bathroom, Telephone, Digital Channels, Flat-screen TV, Minibar.
Facilities… The hotel has a large, bright breakfast room, offering a continental breakfast buffet. The hotel has a small bar next to reception to enjoy a good coffee, fresh drinks, liqueurs and best Chianti wines.
Our opinion…Bright, welcoming and modern in style, this is a great base from which to explore the city.
Location... Hotel Delle Nazioni is next to Florence Santa Maria Novella Station and a 10-minute walk from Florence Cathedral.
Accommodation…87 en suite rooms offer all the amenities you would expect.
Facilities…Breakfast room and American style bar/lounge.
Transport... A bus stop 200 metres from the hotel has services to the Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery. The Fortezza da Basso is a 15-minute walk away.
Our opinion… Hotel Porta Faenza is a charming 3-star property offering comfortable accommodation.
Location… Located on Via Faenza. Nearby places of interest include the grand Piazza dell'Indipendenza and the historic Basilica di San Lorenzo, principle burial place of the Medici family. Firenze Santa Maria Novella train and bus station is located in the vicinity.
Accommodation… Classic rooms are decorated in a simple, traditional style with soft colours, classic furniture design, parquet flooring and artwork on the walls. Amenities include air-conditioning, a flat-screen satellite TV, mini-bar and safe. The en-suite bathrooms feature a bathtub or shower and complimentary toiletries.
Facilities… There is no restaurant onsite, but guests can enjoy a relaxing drink at the hotel bar throughout the day. A buffet breakfast is provided every morning and there are also plenty of dining opportunities in the vicinity.
Our opinion…A traditional and charming hotel in a great location from which to explore the city and reach all the major museums and monuments on foot in only a few minutes.
Location...The Hotel Machiavelli Palace is centrally and conveniently located for both the Palazzo dei Congressi and Palazzo degli Affari; it is also just a short distance from the Duomo, Santa Maria Novella, San Lorenzo, the Medicean Chapels, S. Marco, the Galleria dell’Accademia, and the city’s most prominent points of interest.
Our opinion… A delightful hotel located in the heart of the historical centre. The Hotel Paris dates back to the 16th century and is traditionally decorated to compliment the high ceilings, beautiful frescos and original features.
Location... Via Dei Banchi 2. This hotel occupies a privileged location, between the city’s two most beautiful squares: Piazza Duomo and Piazza Santa Maria Novella. Guests can reach all of the major sites on foot: the monuments and museums, as well as the exhibition and convention centre.
Our opinion… The Nuova Italia is a charming hotel which has been lovingly run by the same family for many years. This gives it a very friendly atmosphere which is coupled with good service and very comfortable accommodation.
Location... Via Faenza 26. Located between the Duomo and Santa Maria Novella Station, Hotel Nuova Italia is ideal for visiting the city’s museums and monuments.
Accommodation…20 simply furnished, functional rooms.
Facilities… Breakfast room and bar area.
Transport... close to Santa Maria Novella Station.
Our opinion… Simple, no frills accommodation in an excellent location.
Location… The hotel is located in Via Panzani, a historical street adjacent to the railway station of Florence Santa Maria Novella. It is a short walk from the Duomo and the beautiful Church of Santa Maria Novella.
Accommodation… The rooms at the Hotel Deco are furnished in the Florentine neoclassic style. Rooms are basic but all come with ensuite facilities, hairdryer, TV, heating and air-conditioning.
Facilities… There is a breakfast room.
Transport… Short walk from Santa Maria Novella station
Our opinion…A small welcoming hotel within a restored Renaissance building that was once home to the painter Raphael.
Location...Via Ginori 17. Located in the city centre only minutes walk from Florence's most famous attractions including the flea market of "San Lorenzo" and the Duomo.
Accommodation…The hotel’s 16 rooms are furnished in typical Florentine style.
Facilities… Breakfast, cafe and a bar/lounge.
Transport…15 minute walk from train station.